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The Bobcat Prowl

The Student News Site of South Windsor High School

The Bobcat Prowl

Jason Alwang

Jason Alwang, Editor

Senior Jason Alwang is a editor for The Bobcat Prowl. He is a big fan of watching sports such as hockey, baseball, and football.  He likes all New York teams for sports and is very enthusiastic. He likes to talk to other people and is very social. He is a big fan of animals and has three dogs of his own. He hopes to be a sports journalist in the future. 

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New York Knicks win first playoff game in eight years

New York Knicks win first playoff game in eight years

June 4, 2021

Last Wednesday, the New York Knicks secured their first playoff win in eight years at Madison Square Garden in New York. The world's most famous arena held 70% capacity for the game totalling over 15,000...

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2021 NHL Playoffs Preview

2021 NHL Playoffs Preview

May 25, 2021

Another NHL season has come and gone, where now 16 teams will look to lift the coveted Stanley Cup trophy when it’s all said and done. In the beginning of the year there were a lot of unknowns about...

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NFL Draft:Round 1 top picks, who did the 49ers take?

NFL Draft:Round 1 top picks, who did the 49ers take?

May 4, 2021

The 2021 NFL draft started Thursday night as the football season has officially begun for teams around the league. The first night of the draft was centered by number one prospect Trevor Lawrence, the...

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Oscars 2021: Are they planning something weve never seen before?

Oscars 2021: Are they planning something we’ve never seen before?

April 23, 2021

This Sunday, April 26, 2021 the 93rd annual Oscars will take place and producers are promising it will be one to remember. The Oscars is the awards show for films and actors. There are several different...

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NBA Trade Deadline

NBA Trade Deadline

March 30, 2021

The NBA trade deadline was on Thursday, March 25th at 3pm eastern time and the day was filled with a wave of trades that could shape up the league. The Orlando Magic came into the trade deadline, knowing...

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CIAC Spring Sports Update

CIAC Spring Sports Update

March 23, 2021

There are a lot of unknowns about the upcoming spring sports season for high school students, here is what is known so far. CIAC released an informal tentative plan for the upcoming spring sports season,...

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Chiefs and Bucs will meet in Tampa for Superbowl LV

Chiefs and Bucs will meet in Tampa for Superbowl LV

February 3, 2021

On Sunday the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Buffalo Bills and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Green Bay Packers to advance to the super bowl. This year's super bowl will be held at Raymond James...

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Cooking During the Pandemic

Cooking During the Pandemic

January 12, 2021

I’ve always wanted to cook at some point. I figured that this pandemic was perfect for the timing as well since I’m home all the time anyways.  This was a cool way to finish off 2020 and begin...

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Giannis Anteutukompo signs Super Max contract to stay with Milwaukee

Giannis Anteutukompo signs Super Max contract to stay with Milwaukee

December 22, 2020

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antutukompo has agreed to a super max contract for five years worth 228.2 million dollars. This deal comes a week before the NBA returns tonight on TNT.  This deal to some...

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Aaron Rodgers surpasses 400 career passing touchdowns in win vs Eagles

Aaron Rodgers surpasses 400 career passing touchdowns in win vs Eagles

December 15, 2020

In football it’s difficult for a quarterback to even get near 400 touchdown passes, however on Sunday Night Football, Aaron Rodgers became the seventh quarterback in history to reach that number. Just...

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Prowl Staff Reflections about Thanksgiving

Prowl Staff Reflections about Thanksgiving

November 24, 2020

Cael Brennan: This year the thing I wish to show my thanks is the Internet. Do not be dismayed by its cold exterior and the internet’s aptitude for seemingly appearing as lifeless. Because what the internet...

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Free Breakfast and Lunch for all! But for how long?

Free Breakfast and Lunch for all! But for how long?

November 20, 2020

One of the most impactful ways Covid 19 has affected families is with the increase of unemployment. This then provides an increased stress with how families will be providing their children with necessary...

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The 2020 NHL Draft- Who Are The Top Three?

The 2020 NHL Draft- Who Are The Top Three?

November 2, 2020

Last week the NHL held the 58th annual draft in a new format due to current circumstances and quite possibly changed the landscape of the NHL.  At this year's draft the New York Rangers had the number...

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What classes are SWHS students most looking forward to next year?

June 8, 2020

The schedules for the next year at South Windsor High School were released on May 27th  and there are many different classes that the students are looking forward to. Here are just a few classes that...

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NBA Switches Official Game Ball from Spalding to Wilson

May 15, 2020

The NBA (National Basketball Association) is switching from Spalding to Wilson as its official game ball starting in the 2021-2022 season. Since 1983, Spalding has been the official game ball for the NBA...

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Disney+ Celebrates Star Wars Day

May 8, 2020

Star Wars had a big Star Wars day this year. Every year Star Wars fans and movie stars come together to celebrate the history of the movies and the series of shows on May 4th. So on Monday Disney plus...

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Ryan Newman, pictured above, was the victim of a scary crash during the Daytona 500 that left him hospitalized for several days
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Ryan Newman Crashes at Daytona 500

February 24, 2020

On Sunday, the Daytona 500 took place in Daytona International Speedway in Florida and had a lot of controversy with Ryan Newman and the postponing of the race. Newman, a NASCAR driver, was one of forty...

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Mrs. Booth’s Baking!

February 12, 2020

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Source: CBS Sports

Kansas City Chiefs Overcome 24-0 Deficit to Advance in NFL Playoffs

January 16, 2020

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs overcame a 24-0 deficit to defeat the Houston Texans in the AFC divisional game. The Chiefs will play against the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship game next week,...

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Source: Forbes

Devils HC John Hynes Fired after Slow Start to Season

December 6, 2019

The New Jersey Devils announced late Tuesday evening that they have fired Head Coach John Hynes after being the head coach since 2015. The Devils have had a slow start to the season with a record of 9-14-4...

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Opening Weekend for Frozen 2 is a Success

November 27, 2019

Six years ago, the first Frozen came out and now the sequel has come out and had a huge success opening weekend. In the U.S Frozen got a massive $127 million opening weekend, $27 million more than Disney...

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Source: USA Today

Houston Astros Accused of Sign Stealing During 2017 World Series

November 21, 2019

In 2017, the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers to win their first World Series in franchise history. Now, more than two years later, the Astros have been accused of sign-stealing during that...

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Disney+ is out…here’s what you need to know

November 18, 2019

On Tuesday the much-awaited DisneyPlus was launched in the U.S, Canada, and the Netherlands. You can stream the DisneyPlus on Android and iPhone mobile devices, Smart TVs such as Android TV, Samsung Tizen,...

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The Amazon Rainforest Continues to Burn Causing Worldwide Harm

October 23, 2019

For over a month, the Amazon Rain forest continues to burn, as these wildfires continue to hurt the Amazon. The Amazon is by far the world’s largest rain-forest, covering up 40% of South America. This...

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(left to right) Young guns Pavel Buchnevich, Artemi Panarin, and Jacob Trouba look to make an impact for the Blueshirts
Source: NY Post

A Review of the New York Rangers Offseason

September 26, 2019

During the offseason in the National Hockey League, many teams made some heavy-hitting offseason moves. One of those teams is the New York Rangers. The Rangers have been struggling to succeed ever since...

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